instrumentalist

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instrumentalist

[in-struh-men-tl-ist]
noun
1.
a person who plays a musical instrument.
2.
an advocate of instrumentalism.
adjective
3.
of, pertaining to, or advocating instrumentalism.

Origin:
1815–25; instrumental + -ist

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instrumentalist (ˌɪnstrəˈmɛntəlɪst)
 
n
1.  a person who plays a musical instrument
2.  philosophy a person who believes in the doctrines of instrumentalism
 
adj
3.  of or relating to instrumentalism

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Example sentences
Yet it is the second, instrumentalist view that has recently been the dominant one.
It is the less instrumentalist iterations that inspire the imagination.
As an instrumentalist, he has enormous ambition, and is devoted to the idea that the guitar can be orchestral in reach.
Phil is a singer and instrumentalist on banjo, guitar, and mandolin.
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